ANIMAL STUDIES SEMINAR SCHEDULE

Fall 2017

October 27, 2017

Carol Yancho (Producer, WKAR) “Animal Cops and Dogfighting in Philadelphia”

12:00-1:00, 457 Berkey Hall

November 8, 2017

Krista Schlyer (Writer and photographer) "Wildlife, People and the Border Wall"

7:00-8:00, N130 Business College Complex

November 10, 2017

Susan Mikota (Co-founder of Elephant Care International) “The Exploitation of Temple Elephants in India”

5:30 pm, Vet Med Room G150


Spring 2016

JANUARY
January’s Animal Studies Seminar will be held on Friday, January 15 (12-1:00 pm in 457 Berkey Hall) and will feature Bob Harvie of Sasha Farm Animal Sanctuary.  Sasha Farm is the midwest’s largest farm animal sanctuary providing care and affection to farm animals who have been mistreated or neglected. 

FEBRUARY
February’s Animal Studies Seminar will be held on Friday, February 12 (12-1:00 pm in 457 Berkey Hall) and will feature Jill Fritz, HSUS Michigan State Director.  Jill will give a talk on the Wolf Delisting controversy.

MARCH CANCELLED
March’s Animal Studies Seminar will be held on Friday, March 4 (12-1:00 pm in 457 Berkey Hall) and will feature Donna Fournier of Stiggy’s Dogs, an organization that rescues and trains shelter dogs to be psychiatric service dogs for military veterans living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (“PTSD”) or Traumatic Brain Injury (“TBI”). 

APRIL
April’s Animal Studies Seminar will be held on Friday, April 8 (3pm in 107 S. Kedzie Hall – note the change in the usual Friday time and place) and will feature Professor Clare Palmer (Texas A&M University and author of Animal Ethics in Context) who will give a talk on gene modification and conservation. 

 

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